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The Underground Railroad in the Calumet Area
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Location: Community Room
Dr. Larry McClellan of Governors State University has done throrough research and will present his findings. He will be joined by Tom Shepherd who has been leading a movement to have an Underground Railroad monument installed at the site of the Jan Ton farm on the Little Calumet River.
An engraving shows fugitive slaves fleeing from Maryland to Delaware by way of the Underground Railroad, 1850-1851.